Indiana Concealed Carry Law Summary

Indiana Gun Laws

  Open Carry: Open carry allowed only with permit
  Duty to Notify Law Enforcement: Only when asked by the officer
  State Parks: Concealed Carry is legal in accordance with state laws that regulate the right to carry
  Restaurants Serving Alcohol: No specific restriction
  Firearms at Colleges: Schools individually decide the weapons policy.
  Firearms at K-12 Schools: Loaded handgun in vehicle only and only with Indiana permit.
  Church Carry: Churches act like any other private property and may restrict
on a church by church basis
  Hotels: No legal restriction - Reference article on page 67
  Secure Storage Requirements: None
  Magazine Capacity Limitations: No restrictions
  Suppressor Ownership: Lawful
  Vehicle Possession Without Recognized Permit: Handguns must be unloaded, not readily accessible, and secured in a case
  Firearm Law Uniformity: Uniform throughout.
  Permit Training Requirements: None
  Non-Resident Permits: Non-residents may apply.
  Constitutional Carry: Yes, effective July 1st, 2022
  Duty to Retreat: No Duty to Retreat
  Places Off Limits: In or On School Property.
On A School Bus.
On a Commercial or Charter Aircraft
Controlled Access Areas of An Airport
State Fair Grounds
Shipping Port
Courtrooms where prohibited by the locality.
Falls of the Ohio State Park
Any Race Track
  State Contact Info: Indiana State Police
100 N Senate Ave. N302
Indianapolis, IN 46204
  Permit Issuing Authority: Indiana State Police
  Length of Permit Validity: There are 4 yr permits and lifetime permits
  Permit Application Process: Fill out online application. Submit electronic fingerprints. Pay fee at local law enforcement agency.
  Resident Permit Reciprocity:
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